To catch people up, we decided to use Megaphone as the software platform for our games. Basically, you dial a local phone number and, once connected, can control things on the big screen with your cell phone acting as a game controller. In addition to mini-games, we filled our our experience with videos and factoids and break times, all themed for the BVW show. The games worked and people played them, and the people in the two competing lines really got into it, cheering and sighing depending on how their team did with each game.
One interesting last minute idea was our crude version of a "virtual host" for the experience. Whenever the web camera breaks were on, I opened up Notepad and typed messages to the audience. They LOVED it. If I typed "hello," the guests would wave at the screen. If I typed sassy comments, they laughed. I even got them to do silly things in line, including the wave and an impromptu dance competition. It was a fantastic success! All in all, the experience went really well. We did have one issue with our phone server crashing at the end, which means people didn't get to play our final game, but we glossed over it and no one knew the difference.
Here's a video clip of footage from the day of the show. All the music was composed by my teammate, Soo, and was the music we used in our games.